Volkswagen Crafter MOT Results

Registered in 2015
67.5% pass rate
from 6,318 tests in 2020
(24% worse than other 2015 vans)
Pass rate by mileage
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2015 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Crafter is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (39% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps (83% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp (88% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Headlamp levelling device (49% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp (38% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (3.3% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (8.3% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (52% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators (80% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type (80% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters (130% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.43% fail on Individual direction indicators (18% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators (160% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.016% fail on Arm
    • 2.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (160% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (170% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (8.0% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Rear reflectors (5 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.62% fail on Position lamps (170% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Position lamp (180% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Electrical equipment (9.9% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Horn (6.5% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Trailer electrical socket (29% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Electrical wiring (8.0% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Reversing lamps (21% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Reversing lamps (16% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.063% fail on Outline marker lamps (170% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Outline marker lamp (170% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.047% fail on Hazard warning (190% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.047% fail on Switch (190% worse than other 2015 vans)
  • 14% fail on Brakes (96% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 9.0% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 7.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 7.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.047% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (5 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.032% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (44% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.079% fail on Plate brake tester (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.063% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.21% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.095% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.063% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.032% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.032% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.032% fail on Decelerometer (5 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.032% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (7 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (61% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.43% fail on Rbt (sp) (61% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance (24% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested (67% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (2.5% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (25% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (26% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.047% fail on Brake linings (120% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (65% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (65% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.33% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (170% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Pivot (10 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Rod
        • 0.016% fail on Cable
        • 0.016% fail on Linkage
    • 2.3% fail on Parking brake control (5 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (200% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (5.1% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Pedal (0.016% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.047% fail on Hand lever (33% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.28% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (47% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Anti-lock braking system (40% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability control (40% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Flexible brake hoses (83% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.047% fail on Hydraulic systems (6.4% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Reservoirs (120% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.047% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Prescribed areas (13 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
        • 0.016% fail on Other braking system component
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
    • 0.016% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.016% fail on Air brake cylinder/actuator
  • 7.6% fail on Visibility (41% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (67% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (0.42% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.81% fail on Condition of glass (100% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Windscreen (100% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.63% fail on View to rear (47% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Mirrors (46% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.047% fail on Driver's view (25% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.032% fail on Bonnet (54% better than other 2015 vans)
  • 6.3% fail on Suspension (23% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (150% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage ball joints (74% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.079% fail on Ball joint (59% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (26% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.047% fail on Pins and bushes (89% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint dust cover (75% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on Shock absorbers (0.20% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.54% fail on Springs (66% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Leaf springs (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.33% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (7 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.063% fail on Leaf spring (40% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.063% fail on Spring saddle (24 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.032% fail on Anchor bracket (8 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.032% fail on Shackle bracket (8 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.032% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (90% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Other suspension component (38% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint (83% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings (27% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.095% fail on Macpherson strut (40% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.047% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.047% fail on Axles (6 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.047% fail on Axle (9 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.047% fail on Suspension rods (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.032% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.016% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.016% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.016% fail on Bellows
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (0.19% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (4.2% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition (12% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type (50% worse than other 2015 vans)
  • 3.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (94% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (95% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Compression ignition (71% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (68% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.063% fail on Emissions not tested (17% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.032% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (200% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition (190% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (190% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.016% fail on Particulate filter
    • 0.25% fail on Fluid leaks (130% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 1.6% fail on Steering (41% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.00% fail on Steering linkage components (16% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.85% fail on Track rod end (4.7% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.016% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.17% fail on Steering wheel (26 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering gear (86% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack (140% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering column (10 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.095% fail on Power steering (34% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Operation (8.3% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Pipes and hoses (62% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Other components (1.7% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.063% fail on Steering play (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
  • 1.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (33% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Body (53% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Other body component (63% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Panel (11% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Body condition
      • 0.016% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.19% fail on Exhaust system (24% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Bumpers (69% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Doors (29% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.079% fail on Front passenger's door (87% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.079% fail on Door condition (95% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.079% fail on Other passenger's door (66% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.063% fail on Door condition (51% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Catch
      • 0.032% fail on Driver's door (32% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Door condition
        • 0.016% fail on Hinge
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system (1.3% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.095% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (36% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Tank
    • 0.095% fail on Spare wheel (110% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.095% fail on Carrier (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.095% fail on Transmission (91% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.079% fail on Prop shafts (14% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.047% fail on Prop shaft (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Joints
        • 0.016% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.016% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.016% fail on Joints
    • 0.047% fail on Seats (42% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Passenger's seat (23% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.032% fail on Towbar (80% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.016% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.016% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.016% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.016% fail on Load security
      • 0.016% fail on Dropside
        • 0.016% fail on Pillar
    • 0.016% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.016% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 1.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (6.7% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.54% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (51% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on Seat belts (25% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Condition (27% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Requirements (7.1% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.063% fail on Airbags (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Drivers airbag (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
  • 0.71% fail on Identification of the vehicle (100% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.71% fail on Registration plates (100% worse than other 2015 vans)
  • 0.079% fail on Road Wheels (45% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.047% fail on Attachment (50% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.032% fail on Condition (34% better than other 2015 vans)
  • 0.016% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.016% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.016% fail on Speed limiter plate